tv 8 News Now at 11 PM CBS February 6, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
> officers are out in force... to keep our roads safe during super bowl weekend. the big push to keep intoxicated drivers from behind the wheel. /// > tightening restrictions... to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. the alarming number of people... shot to death by significant others in nevada. /// "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now weekend edition." ((sharie johnson)) > thank you for joining us i'm sharie johnson. it's super bowl eve. ((ron futrell)) > and i'm ron futrell... and the excitement could be greater. ((sharie johnson)) that is unless you're in super bowl city in san francisco. that's where chris maathuis joins us from. ((ron futrell)) > chris... you've been there all week. how has it been?! ((chris maathuis)) > in less than 24 hours the broncos and panthers will kick off historic
the last full day for fans to show off their true colors levi stadium is locked down tight, but one hour north of the city by the bay is buzzing with football fans nats music fans "go broncos, oh this is amazing it's amazing" even down by the world-famous fisherman's wharf fan "we've got a lot of orange in this town" sierra mills daughter of sam mills jr, panthers "it's been amazing because all the fans just had a really good vibe and it's like win or lose, even though we know where you're going to win it's that spirit that everybody has 1 million people are expected to make their way through the city so i'm from as far away as japan broncos yeah everyone has a favorite team, young and old alike fan: "broncos" fan:
another championship while less add ones sets the mood fans stroll through the streets proud of their team . mills: "like the color orange doesn't exist in my world right now" and at least on this morning bronco fans about outnumbered panther fans four to one "i don't see any panther fans we been asking the same question for four days now they're hiding their scared we know it the only thing i'm senior bronco fans i'm amazed it's a home game for us." ((chris maathuis)) there are tons of super bowl parties scattered around san francisco. maybe the most important is the "taste of the nfl" held at the cow palace, it brings together top chefs from every nfl franchise along with players past and present from that city it's an auction along with the samples of food from each city. 20 million has been raised over
the homeless we caught up with a unlv rebel with a ring. keenan mccardell who's fired up about sanchez and the direction of the program (( keenan mccardell/former unlv rebel, "i heard he had a great recruiting class this year more power to them i think they're like what he's doing he's building from within he's building from high school up and that's what he has to do" )) ((chris maathuis)) > ron, back to you. ((ron futrell)) ((chris maathuis))
safe on valley roads. 8 news now's mauricio marin is live at a d-u-i checkpoint with how police are working to stop preventable deaths. ((mauricio marin)) nearly 300- thousand visitors are in town to watch super bowl 50. and plenty of locals are also gearing up to see the game at a bar or friends house. but some are already celebrating...so metro police have more officers on the roads now to catch impaired drivers. ((kimberly bargfeldt/visiting for super bowl: tonight i rented a limo so we're going to be having fun in the limo being safe and going from club to club having a good time." )) ((mauricio marin)) kimberly and her friends are in town to celebrate her birthday and watch the big game sunday. as they stay out late...so will metro officers with a special saturation patrol looking for impaired drivers tonight. police are also trying to get the word out about getting a designated driver or taking a cab after tomorrow's game to prevent potential deadly crashes. remember there are new laws in place in nevada for fleeing from
((sandy heverly/stop dui: if you're involved in a crash or seriously injured that is absolutely felony prosecution, it's mandatory prison time it carries the same very strict felonies as felony dui you're much better off to stay there, take care of businesss. be a decent human being don't be a cowards and run and leave innocent people to suffer and die on the street.)) ((mauricio marin)) stop d-u-i advocate sandy heverly also urges people hosting super bowl parties to be responsibile. before guests hit the road...she suggests making sure they didn't drink. and says it's better to let them crash on your couch than risking anyone's life behind the wheel. ((mauricio marin)) come tomorrow night---metro and other agencies around the valley will have d-u-i checkpoints. they're big message...it's just not worth it. officers say if officers say if you see a dangerous driver on the road---call 3-1-1 and report it to possibly save someone's life. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now.///
how is the weather looking in san francisco for the big game? ((tony smith)) ((sharie johnson)) > it may have been a long shot... but that didn't stop some local folks from trying to win a brand new truck. eight finalists gave it their best for the punt for a pick up contest. the goal was to punt a football... into the bed of a truck without it bouncing out. if successful... the winner would have recevied a 2016 toyota tundra. findlay toyota and channel 8
and it was hosted by our very own demetria obilor. those taking part... say kicking a foot ball that far was much harder than it seemed. (( joe elguera "d: how hard did you practice? j: it was a little tough practicing yesterday with the breeze kicking the ball a little bit like this you know it is what it is i got pretty close" )) ((sharie johnson)) > unfortunately no one won the grand prize pick up truck but the finalists say... it was still a great time. and they didn't go home empty handed. each finalist got a gift bag that included amazon gift cards, movie tickets, and some gear from channel 8 and toyota./// ((sharie johnson)) > the republicans take the stage to debate ahead of the new hampshire primary. faced... as they try to gain last minute support. /// big game. just how much the average football fan will shell out for their football celebrations. ///
are working to figure out how an elderly man ended up dead in a desert area. according to investigators... a concern citizen called authorities this morning... to report the body. the man was discovered south of dutchman's pass... west of u-s 95. police say there were no signs of foul play... but didn't release any further information about the death. /// ((sharie johnson)) > we've learned the name of the young man...
killed by his own father. the coroner identified the victim as 22- year-old devry moore. according to police... he stabbed his father several times... before the father reached for a gun... and opened fire. the incident happened yesterday afternoon... in a gated community near mountain's edge and cimarron. it's unclear if the father will face any charges at this point. /// ((sharie johnson)) > 94 people have been shot and killed by a spouse... ex- spouse or dating partner in nevada over the past 8- years. this is according to f- b-i data from 2006 to 2014... analyzed by the associated press. of the 94 deaths... 71 of them occurred here in the las vegas area. nevada lawmakers tried to address the issue with a law last year banning anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence from possessing a gun. governor brian sandoval signed the law last june. it also prohibits people from
avent/shopper: food! always food, yeah. eddy fine/shopper: i got my chips, i got my ice cream and anchovies i got... i got a nice party going. vanessa murphy/reporter: does this count as last minute? wavelet mont/shopper: yes! because i'm not doing anything tomorrow. just cooking and relaxing. )) ((sharie johnson)) according to the national retail federation... the average viewer and partygoer will spend more than 83-bucks on super bowl food and gear. that's up from last year. and about 70 million people say they'd rather let someone else do the work and go to a party.... while more than 43 million are planning to throw the party. /// ((sharie johnson)) > remember... channel 8 has your entire super bowl sunday covered... n-f-l films starts at 8 a-m. at 11 it's the super bowl today pregame show... and of course, kickoff is at 3:30... we'll see you here!/// toss to tony for weather
with your forecast: short-term: big story over the next few days will be the big high pressure ridge building across western states. this in turn will lead to a rapid warming trend with temperatures tomorrow rising 6 to 9 degrees above normal...and rising another degree or two each day through tuesday. -------------- this will translate into temps reaching into the 70s across most of the lower deserts by monday afternoon. we may even see some pockets near of death valley and the colorado river valley reaching 80 degrees or more early next week. -------------------------------- -------------------- besides
gusty north winds will persist down the colorado river valley and actually expand tomorrow in response to the building ridge and strengthening surface pressure gradients. ------------------------------- the national weather service issued a lake wind advisory for the lake mead rec area down to the lake havasu. overall wind speeds looked a bit borderline for a general wind advisory...but should have no trouble reaching into lake wind criteria. strongest winds as usual will be near laughlin/bullhe ad city where gusts of 35 to 40 mph will be possible. use caution if planning any outdoor recreation near the lakes or rivers sunday and monday. winds should die down a bit by tuesday afternoon but will remain breezy. away from the lakes...breezy north or northeast winds will be noticed across much of the region...but well below the thresholds. -------------------------------- ------- here's your weather now forecast: "tonight - clear, with a low around 42. light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the evening. sundaysunny, with a high near 68.
sunday nightclear, with a low around 44. north wind 9 to 11 mph. mondaysunny, with a high near 70. west northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the morning. monday nightclear, with a low around 44. east southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. tuesdaysunny, with a high near 71. tuesday nightmostly clear, with a low around 45. wednesday - sunny, with a high near 73. wednesday night - mostly clear, with a low around 48. thursday - mostly sunny, with a high near 73. ursday night - partly cloudy,th a low around 50.friday -olsunny, with agh near 71.iday night - partly cloudy, with aow around 52. turda- mostly sunny, with a gh near 70."> sr johnson)) > todayillclinton continued his trip to southern nevada. the former president is here to campaign for his wife and first...
vegas. he also met up with "hillary for nevada" canvassers to door knock in local neighborhoods. after that... he headed to pahrump to speak at manse elementary school./// ((sharie johnson)) > the republican presidential candidates faced off in new hampshire donald trump returned to the debate stage after skipping the previous one in iowa. it was a chance for trump and all the candidates to make their case to voters ahead of tuesday's primary. (( jeb bush/(r) presidential candidate "what donald trump did was try to use emminate domain to take the property of an elderly woman on the strip in atlantic city. how tough was it to take the property of an elderly woman." trump: "quiet let me talk" )) ((sharie johnson)) trump holds a strong lead in the new hampshire polls.. but marco rubio recently surged to the number two spot. that made the first term senator the target of attacks about his leadership experience. (( gov. chris christie (r-nj) presidential candidate "i like marco rubio but he simply doesn't have the experience to be president." sen. marco rubio (r) florida, presidential candidate "i think
you did but how it worked out." )) ((sharie johnson)) voters in new hampshire will decide who wins the primary when they head to the polls on tuesday. candidate carly fiorina did not poll high enough to participate in tonight's gop debate. /// ((sharie johnson)) > remember... we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30. /// ((sharie johnson)) >ron futrell is here with sports -- a lot happing in town --- besides the super bowl ((ron futrell)) indeed ---- always a busy night the rebels go to double overtime in fresno and it's fight night at the mgm grand --- time for some big country roy nelson -- sports is next. /// "now, nevada's first
the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children...
and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. at fresno state on we go to the save mart center --- todd simon --- working hard to lose the interim title --- first half --- ike nawamu with the steal and the alley oop to derrick jones junion --- wanna see it again??? trouble here for the rebels --- big man steven jimmermaj junior goes down with a twisted knee --- did not return. patrick mccaw 28 points scores
nawmu feeds jones for the dunk 14 pts 11 rbs for jones rebels down by as many as 17 in the game 000 nawamu brings em back with a 3. jordan cornish with the jumper 16 points nawamu with a deep three--- 27 pts ---rebels coming back nawamu another three pushes tyhe game to overtime --- rebels actually went to a 2nd ot where the rebels go cold, they coundnt stop marvel harris 111-104 rebels lose in double overtime at fresno -- tough loss ---we'll keep you updated on the status of zimmerman (ron futrell) > big annnouncement out of the ufc tonight --- jon jones will take on daniel cormier april 23 at the mgm grand --- ufc 197 --- it
in more than a year.. he won the first fight over cormier --- bones jones getting back into the ring. tonight --- the wonder boy steven thompson againsts johny hendricks --- thompson a karate expert --- coached by his dad --- but he's got some great things working right now. johny hendricks --- number two in the world right now and a former welterweight champ. --- both guys hoping for a shot at the welterweight champ --- robbie lawler --- thompson ---- in the white trunks --- without the beard --- shows his karate skills with the side kick to the head. then --- throws the combination --- left right left then a minuite and a half left in the opening rouhd and the wonder boy goes at it --- pounding hendricks against the cage --- taking him down and big jake ends the fight --- a tko win for the wonder boy stephen thomoson --- that should set him up for a title fight against robbie
now time for the heavyweights --- big country ---- roy nelson --- out of las vegas --- won ultimate fighter in season 10 taking on. jared roshalt --- big country --- do i have to tell you which guy is big country here ---- love this guy as a fighter --- a fan favorite --- but not much action in this fight --- a lot of standing around, but big country got in there and made his shots when he had to. no ground work in this fight --- it was all standing up --- a lot of dancing and some occasional shots by big country. going at it here --- but very few combinations ---- a lot of one and done. and the decision ---- as it should've --- went to big country roy nelson --- a unanamous decision --- but here was the true highlight of this fight --- big country --- all 258 pounds of him has some hops --- gets up on the cage and gives himself the buddah belly rub. ((sharie johnson)) > thanks ron. ///
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